Museum of London
Since joining the Museum in 2012 as Director, Sharon has been steering the next phase of the organisation’s development to more fulsomely reflect the energy and dynamism of London itself. In recent years, the Museum of London has achieved a record 1 million+ visitors. She is leading the creation of a new Museum for London in an historic market, this is one of the UK's biggest cultural projects.
Sharon is a cultural ambassador for the Mayor of London and member of the Mayor’s Cultural Leadership Board; on the London Area Council of Arts Council England, Chair of the London Screen Archives and Co-Chair of the Women Leaders in Museums Network. She is a Noyce Leadership Fellow, and sits on the International Advisory Board of the ArtScience Museum in Singapore and the Scientific Council of Universcience in Paris.
Sharon has advised, worked on or led major cultural capital projects in the UK and internationally including The Darwin Centre, Treasures Gallery (London), Restless Planet (Dubai), Muse (Italy). She teaches, advises and presents internationally; and together with the Barbican Centre and City of London Corporation helping to nurture the development of a cultural hub in the City, Culture Mile. She was formerly Director of Public Engagement at the Natural History Museum for 12 years.
Monday, May 20
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM